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Table 1 Demographic, laboratory and TBR data by visual grade of intestinal FDG uptake

From: Gut microbiota and physiologic bowel 18F-FDG uptake

  Group 1 (n = 26) Group 2 (n = 20) Group 3 (n = 17) p value
Age (years) 43.8 ± 4.5 45.5 ± 3.8 45.2 ± 5.4 0.17
BMI (kg/m2) 24.8 ± 1.8 23.7 ± 2.4 25.2 ± 2.6 0.09
Fasting Glucose (mg/dl) 92.3 ± 9.3 90.8 ± 6.1 95.4 ± 6.8 0.17
HbA1c(%) 5.47 ± 0.18 5.36 ± 0.16 5.39 ± 0.19 0.04*
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 210.5 ± 31.2 189.9 ± 29.5 208 ± 38.3 0.15
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 131.8 ± 72.7 132.7 ± 94.2 150.8 ± 73.3 0.28
HDL (mg/dl) 53.9 ± 9.8 49.5 ± 11.3 52.9 ± 12.2 0.44
LDL (mg/dl) 134.4 ± 26.5 116.7 ± 25.6 130.2 ± 30.4 0.08
CRP (mg/dl) 0.065 ± 0.083 0.045 ± 0.031 0.129 ± 0.156 0.04*
Uric Acid (mg/dl) 5.77 ± 1.03 6.28 ± 0.96 6.61 ± 1.17 0.12
Free T4 (ng/dl) 1.31 ± 0.15 1.34 ± 0.11 1.18 ± 0.17 0.01*
Free T3 (pg/dl) 3.09 ± 0.32 3.21 ± 0.28 3.05 ± 0.25 0.21
TSH (uIU/ml) 1.59 ± 0.53 1.38 ± 0.7 1.94 ± 1.18 0.15
TBRmax 16.2 ± 1.6 18.6 ± 1.8 20.9 ± 3.1 <0.001*
TBRmean 11.5 ± 1.6 13.5 ± 1.3 15.1 ± 2.3 <0.001*
Library size mean 22,331 ± 12,250 23,923 ± 13,767 30,636 ± 25,333 0.29
  1. Data are mean ± standard deviation
  2. BMI body mass index, HDL high-density lipoprotein, LDL low-density lipoprotein, CRP C-reactive protein, TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone
  3. *p < 0.05